Engaging Travel Photographs

Not Eye Glazing, But Engaging Travel Photographs

  • Never more than 40 photos
  • Automatic Presentations Are Mercifully Limited To Three Minutes Or Less
  • Rarely A Picture Of Me Or My Wife – We Are Not The Topic
    China Always Engaging
    West Lake is a mandatory photo stop on all trips to China. I assume the boat travels back and forth, for us to photograph.










My vacation photos have precious few, if any pictures of Susan or myself.
I hate looking at hundreds of humdrum photos of someone’s trip, 70% of which are duplicates of a previous photo.
These travel shots try to capture the essence of place, which  is NOT multiple pictures of Susan or me, in just a couple of minutes.

Garden of the Gods, Rocky Mountain National Park & Environs. The US and State parks and monuments have some of the most stunning and unusual scenery in the world

  • China 2005

    So vastly different that traveling through Europe or South & Latin America. The culture is not western and opened our eyes to a whole new perspective of the world. More on my China Blog Post

  • Desert Hiking in Palm Springs, CA and Phoenix, AZ

  • Iceland 2019

    • The best thing I can say about this, is to quote a fellow traveller. “Were we on the same trip? I am not even going to post my photos. I will use yours.”
    • Simultaneously stark and beautiful.
    • Mountains, fjords, the largest glacier in Europe and a thoroughly unpronounceable language
    • Some movies and tv shows filmed in Iceland include, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, James Bond: Die Another Day & A View to Kill, Game of Thrones – seasons 2 – 7 & Vikings – season 5
  • India 2012

    • Another country vastly different than the U.S.A.  Wealth, Middle Glass and some the worst Poverty I have ever seen, side by side.
    • Lots of great street scene photography
    • Many forts, castles and temples from India’s rich history.

A fascinating country.  So many religions and former empires consider it important and part of their heritage.

  • Russia 2007

    One of our employees told us, if we go to Russia, do not take a land trip. At that time, the country was just set up to handle land tours. We took a river cruise along the Volga, from Moscow to St. Petersburg, stopping at quaint and not so quaint cities and heritage site along the way

  • Slovenia, Italy & Austria 2019 – Post

    • From my other website, The Bicycle Site
      Engaging Travel Photographs
      Riveting view from top of glacier





  • Turkey 2004

    • Turkey has been inhabited for thousands of years, by well over a dozen civilizations.  Among them were  Trojans, Persians, Romans and Byzantines.  Our tour through western Turkey touched on much of this.   The multitude of ruins seems to go on forever.

Glenn Abelson,    Comments Welcome, below